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Using Physician Rating Websites
PREPARED PATIENT ARTICLE
New health review sites promise to help you make this important decision for yourself or your loved ones. However, patients and physicians alike are finding that these doctor reviews aren’t as transparent or useful as they might seem.

Organize Your Health Care
PREPARED PATIENT RESOURCE | Organize Your Health Care

Pay for Your Health Care
PREPARED PATIENT RESOURCE | Pay for Your Health Care
Seek insurance and manage the worrisome chores of arranging and paying for care.

Finding a New Doctor
PREPARED PATIENT RESOURCE | Find Good Health Care
Choosing a doctor and building a relationship with him or her is an important first step to getting and staying healthy.
Here's advice on how to locate a new physician to make sure you get care that fits your needs.

Retail Clinics: What's in Store for Health Care
PREPARED PATIENT ARTICLE
You're sick, but your doctor's office says the next open appointment is in two weeks. Or you're traveling, don't have a primary care physician or don't have health insurance. For all these reasons and more, potential patients are turning increasingly to retail clinics to cure their minor ailments.

When Getting to the Doctor Is Half the Battle
PREPARED PATIENT ARTICLE
All patients have their stories of hassles: hustling against traffic to inconvenient doctor appointments, not to mention waiting on hold to schedule a follow-up visit. But what if you couldn't read the road signs on your way or hear the options on your physician's answering service?

Your Doctor’s Office: 10 Things You Should Know
PREPARED PATIENT RESOURCE | Organize Your Health Care
These 10 steps will help you get the information you need for your doctor’s appointment.

Long-Term Care and Long-Term Care Insurance
PREPARED PATIENT RESOURCE | Plan for Your End-of-Life Care
Learn about long-term care and whether you need long-term care insurance.

Handling an Insurance Dispute
PREPARED PATIENT RESOURCE | Pay for Your Health Care
What to do if your health insurance denies you coverage for a procedure.

How Much Will Your Health Care Cost?
PREPARED PATIENT RESOURCE | Pay for Your Health Care
It can be hard to figure out how much your health care will cost ahead of time. Here are some tips for preparing for the cost of your procedures.

What Are Medicare and Medicaid?
PREPARED PATIENT RESOURCE | Pay for Your Health Care
Learn more about the U.S. government’s health insurance programs for older adults and people with low-incomes and resources.

Health Insurance: Glossary of Common Terms
PREPARED PATIENT RESOURCE | Pay for Your Health Care
Don’t know a deductible from a premium? Here’s a helpful guide to health insurance terms.

Getting Health Insurance
PREPARED PATIENT RESOURCE | Pay for Your Health Care
Don’t have health insurance? Here’s advice on how to find the right insurance for your needs.